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Title: ALMOST perfect brew day (question)
Post by: flbrewer on November 15, 2014, 03:44:25 pm
Happy to say I had a 95% success rate today, nothing completely fudged. I did add a late addition of LME and I'm not sure if I burnt some of it, or this is just something interacting with the copious amounts of Hop Shots I added. Pic below, any thoughts?
Will this make my beer taste off?
They almost look like vinegar droplets in oil, dark brown in color.

*Flame was on while I added the DME.

(http://i.imgur.com/sk72dHJ.jpg) (http://imgur.com/sk72dHJ)
Title: Re: ALMOST perfect brew day (question)
Post by: 69franx on November 15, 2014, 06:13:19 pm
I have heard the hop shots can leave spotty deposits on your kettle, maybe these are clumps of hop shots waiting to settle? Just a guess, have not used the shots myself


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Title: Re: ALMOST perfect brew day (question)
Post by: flbrewer on November 15, 2014, 07:10:35 pm
Possibly...I've burned LME before and it looked like big black sheets.
Title: Re: ALMOST perfect brew day (question)
Post by: AmandaK on November 15, 2014, 07:28:18 pm
That looks exactly like Hop Shot residue. That stuff is nasty, but it works well.
Title: Re: ALMOST perfect brew day (question)
Post by: flbrewer on November 15, 2014, 07:29:46 pm
SWEET, so let me change the title of this post to "Perfect Brew Day"!
Title: Re: ALMOST perfect brew day (question)
Post by: GolfBum on November 15, 2014, 08:05:15 pm
Yep HopShot residue. No issues with that in the beers I have used them in.
Title: Re: ALMOST perfect brew day (question)
Post by: brewinhard on April 10, 2015, 06:00:19 pm
SWEET, so let me change the title of this post to "Perfect Brew Day"!

Isn't it nice to get some reassurance for a great brew day?